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Balotelli goes into TV meltdown after AC Milan defeat

AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli went into meltdown after defeat to AS Roma. He arrived in the Press zone after the 2-0 defeat to Roma and overheard pundits Zvonimir Boban, Giancarlo Marocchi and Christian Panucci saying he was "not a top player."

Marocchi asked whether Balotelli didn't make the step up to becoming a top player because he didn't move enough off the ball.

"You don't understand anything about football. Trust me, you really don't," snapped Balo.

"It isn't nice? I don't care. I don't care.

"I never said I'm a top player. I am a perfectly normal player, it will take time to become world class, but the reasons why I am not a top player are not the same reasons you think.

"Every game is different. If I didn't get near the goal once tonight, then there has to be a reason.

"You always talk about me. When Milan win Mario's great, when Milan lose it's all Mario's fault. I don't need your criticism, I make my own criticism.

"You always talk and talk, say I'm precious to Italian football, but there's no point to saying these things. No point."

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